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All These Stars Showed Their Support at Kobe & Gianna Bryant's Celebration of Life

The stars are stepping out to remember Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

Tons of celebrities and athletes filled the Staples Center to attended Kobe and Gianna‘s Celebration of Life on Monday (February 24) in Los Angeles.

Stars in attendance included Alicia Keys, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, and Snoop Dogg.

Athletes in attendance included Shaquille O’Neal, Lamar Odom, Michael Phelps and wife Nicole, Scottie Pippen, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, and Anthony Davis.

Kobe‘s longtime friend and current General Manager for the Lakers Rob Pelinka as well as former Lakers’ coach Phil Jackson also attended.

READ MORE: Vanessa Byrant Pays Emotional & Moving Tribute to Kobe & Gigi – Watch Now

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Queen Latifah Honors Kobe Bryant with NBA All-Star Weekend 2020 Performance - Watch Now

Queen Latifah is paying tribute to Kobe Bryant.

The 49-year-old entertainer took to the stage during an event held during the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend on Saturday (February 15) at the United Center in Chicago, Ill.

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Retied NBA player Grant Hill introduced Queen Latifah, and paid tribute to the late Lakers legend and late NBA commissioner David Stern.

“David Stern turned the NBA into what it is today,” Grant said. “A league that uses the values of the game, like equality and respect, to bring people together.”

“And like Kobe Bryant, David believed the power of our game to change lives…,” Grant continued. “And while recognizing the tremendous loss we feel in our hearts, we know they would want us to keep our heads up and continue to play on. So, tonight, as we celebrate the game we all love, we’ll reflect and rise together as one NBA family. Here to perform a song with that message in mind is my friend, the great Queen Latifah.”

Queen Latifah covered Stevie Wonder‘s hit “Love’s In Need of Love Today” and switched some of the lyrics to honor Kobe.

“Give Love a shot / When you do say KOBE / 24 Hours 8 Days a week, trophies,” she sang.

If you missed it, Kobe‘s wife Vanessa Bryant shared a sweet message in honor of her late husband’s “favorite holiday.”

FYI: Queen is wearing hoops by Loree Rodkin.

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Queen Latifah's 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' Video from 'Little Mermaid Live' - Watch Now!

Queen Latifah gave an epic performance of the classic song “Poor Unfortunate Souls” during The Little Mermaid Live and we have the video for you right here!

The entertainer played Ursula during the live special, which was taped on Tuesday (November 5) in Los Angeles.

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“It’s terrifying, it’s exhilarating, it’s exciting… when you’re live we’re all in this together. It’s not just me. I’m feeding off of them, they’re giving me energy,” Queen Latifah previously said on Colbert about performing in the live show.

'The Little Mermaid Live!' - Full Cast, Performers, & Song List!

The Little Mermaid Live! is airing tonight and we’ve got all the details on the highly anticipated musical!

The star-studded show will feature lots of familiar faces, like Auli’i Cravalho and John Stamos, as it airs just before the 30th anniversary of the classic animated film.

The show will be aired in a film and live musical hybrid, with the performances being interwoven into the broadcast of the original feature film.

After months of rehearsal, the cast is finally ready to perform live for America. We’re so excited to welcome these characters in our living room!

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Tune into The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live! tonight (November 5) at 8 PM on ABC!

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Little Mermaid Live's Ursula (Queen Latifah) Opens Up About Taking on the Role

Queen Latifah is ready to be Ursula!

The 49-year-old entertainer opened up about participating in The Little Mermaid Live! on Good Morning America prior to the live event, which airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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“I had done a photoshoot for Disney a few years back where Annie Leibowitz shot me as Ursula. So when this popped up, it was like, OK, a TV production. Alright…once they explained to me the way that they wanted to do it, I thought it was interesting.”

“They’re going to literally show the movie in front of a live audience of at least 500 people. And then when it comes to musical performances, it’s going to cut to the live performance of those songs and then it’ll go back into the movie and the audience will take part in it and be participants in the actual performance of it. They’ll be under the sea with us,” she went on to say.

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Queen Latifah Will Star in 'Equalizer' Series Reboot at CBS

The Equalizer series is potentially getting a reboot – starring Queen Latifah!

CBS has given the new show a pilot production commitment, Variety reports.

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The reimagined series would feature Queen Latifah playing “an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.”

The original CBS show starred Edward Woodward and ran for four seasons from 1985 to 1989. It was also turned into two films (in 2014 and 2018), starring Denzel Washington.

Queen Latifah will also serve as an executive producer.

READ MORE: Auli’i Cravalho & Queen Latifah Give Us Chills In First Music Sneak Peeks For ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’

Auli'i Cravalho & Queen Latifah Give Us Chills In First Music Sneak Peeks For 'The Little Mermaid Live!'

ABC just released the first sneak peeks for the music from the upcoming, The Little Mermaid Live!

The new visuals give us a look inside recording for the upcoming event with Auli’i Cravalho, Queen Latifah, John Stamos, Shaggy, and Graham Phillips.

The special give fans an inside look at recording the songs for the concert, including “Under the Sea,” “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” “Her Voice,” “Les Poissons” and, “Part of Your World.”

“Recording music for this live event has been awe-inspiring,” Auli’i shared in one of the videos. “The first song that I sang was ‘Part of Your World’, and my first take went really, really well. I was like ‘oh, this feels really good’, and I turned to Alan [Menken] and he was just like ‘Yasss!’”

You can check out sneak peeks of the upcoming special and the music below now!

FYI: Auli’i is wearing an Alex Woo necklace in the promo.